//Netflix’s The Killer looks like David Fincher at his most brutal in first trailer

Netflix’s The Killer looks like David Fincher at his most brutal in first trailer

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Netflix doesn’t have the best track record with comic book adaptations, but the streamer’s first trailer for The Killer from director David Fincher looks like it might be a hit to watch out for.

Based on the 1998 comic book series created by writer Matz and artist Luc Jacamon, The Killer tells the story of an unnamed hitman who, after years of expertly murdering targets and leaving no trace of his involvement, starts to slip up in ways that make him question his grasp on reality.

Like the comic, the new teaser trailer details how — aside from his marksmanship skills — a big part of what makes the killer (Michael Fassbender) so deadly is his preternatural patience and strict adherence to a professional code that’s always running through…

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